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Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (ClinPsyD) at The University of Manchester
ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
Take the first steps towards your chosen career by undertaking your postgraduate training in a world leading research environment.

ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Doctor of Clinical Psychology
3 Years
Entry requirements
A degree (minimum Upper Second (2:1)) in single honours Psychology, or joint honours where psychology constitutes at least fifty per cent of the course, is required.

The degree must have already been awarded at the time of application; candidates who are currently undergraduates will not be short-listed for interview.

Candidates must establish their eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society before making an application.

A minimum of 12 months' paid FTE clinically-relevant experience, such as work in a healthcare setting or clinical research, is also essential.

Formal consent to participate as service users in practical and clinical teaching will be required as a condition of entry to the programme.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Application for the ClinPsyD programme is made through the British Psychological Society's Clearing House for Postgraduate Courses in Clinical Psychology .

Overseas applicants who do not meet the criteria for home or EU fee status should also apply through the clearing house system.


Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
ClinPsyD Y N N N

Programme overview

This three-year Programme, leading to a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, is provided by the Division of Psychology and Mental Health, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health of the University of Manchester. The University of Manchester is the largest single-site University in the UK and the Division has an international reputation for the development and evaluation of psychological therapies, with particular strengths in CBT, psychosis, emotional problems in adults and children, functional ('medically unexplained') symptoms and health psychology.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what undertaking postgraduate research at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .


To be announced.

Additional expenses

Trainees are required to submit video material of clinical sessions as part of their placement and academic work. Cameras and memory sticks are provided for this purpose; trainees are required to pay for replacements should they be broken or lost.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
+44 (0)161 306 0402
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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